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COVID-19 Town Hall Q&A: Restarting Surgery – Issues to Consider in Prioritizing Cases

Published May 2020

Moderator: Matt Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS, President

Presenters: Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS, Ali Aminian, MD FASMBS, Christopher Daigle, MD FRCSC FACS FASMBS, and Vivek Prachand, MD

Panelists: Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS, Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS, Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS, Nina Crowley, PhD RD LD

Panelists from ASMBS leadership and our expert presenters answered questions and hosted interactive audience polling about prioritizing cases when restarting bariatric surgery….

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Restarting Surgery: Issues to Consider in Prioritizing Cases

Published May 2020

Moderator: Matt Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS, President

Presenters: Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS, Ali Aminian, MD FASMBS, Christopher Daigle, MD FRCSC FACS FASMBS, and Vivek Prachand, MD

Executive Council Panelists: Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS, Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS, Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS, Nina Crowley, PhD RD LD

Expert presenters from across the country discussed strategies for reintroducing bariatric surgery in a COVID-19 environment. Topics included nonurgent procedural…

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Independent/Community Practices: Surviving COVID-19

Published May 2020

Moderator: Matt Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS, President

Presenters: Shawn Garber, MD FACS, Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS, Paul Kemmeter, MD, and Margaret Inman, MD FASMBS FACS

Executive Council Panelists: Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS, President Elect, Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS, Secretary/Treasurer, and and Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS, Immediate Past President

Panelists from ASMBS leadership discussed the dynamically changing road ahead for private practice physicians. Topics included how to…

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Restarting Surgery: Issues to Consider

Published April 2020

Moderator: Matt Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS, President

Presenters: Peng (Charles) Zhang, MD PhD FACS IFASMBS, Clifford Ko, MD MS MSHS FACS, and Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS

Executive Council Panelists: Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS, President Elect, Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS, Secretary/Treasurer, and Nate Sann, MSN CRNP FNP-BC, Integrated Health President-Elect

Our expert presenters discussed how and when to resume your bariatric surgery in the COVID-19 era. Topics included:…

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COVID-19 Updates: Embracing Telehealth

Published April 2020

Our expert panel discussed how to successfully incorporate telemedicine into your bariatric practice in the COVID-19 era. Topics included: conducting virtual consults, advantages of using Facebook for support groups, bariatric behavioral telehealth, coding components, and more.

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COVID-19: Updates from ASMBS

Published April 2020

Our expert panel discussed issues related to COVID-19 that impact our members and our patients. Topics included: the impact on community/private practices, working with payers/insurers with regards to required programs, pearls and pitfalls for telehealth, fellows experience, and other matters.

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ASMBS Weekend 2019 Webinar

Published August 2019

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